Head Coach / Technical Director
Yang Bin’s coaching career in 1983 and has over 30 years of coaching experience at the international, national and age group level to date. He is the chief architect for the learn to swim programs in the many clubs he has managed.
At 22, he graduated with a Bachelor degree in Physical Culture at the Beijing Institute. Due to his excellent performance, he was selected to be coach for the provincial elite swimming team. His key responsibility was the female athletes welfare during training and competitions. He had attended several exchange programs in several parts of China, Japan, Korea, Hong Kong, Malaysia and many other South East Asia countries where he had the opportunity to spar his training ideology with some of the world’s best coaches. He worked alongside with the physiologists and doctors for applied swimming training methodologies and scientific study, experiments in areas of altitude training, cross the altitude – plain training, female swimmer training character and nutrition, training fatigue recovery and scientific index.
He has been in Singapore for over 15 years, and coached the competitive swimmers in 3 country clubs as head coach and senior coach. Some of the more prominent swimmers under his belt include:
Joseph Schooling (Olympic Gold Medalist, SEA Games Gold Medalist, ASEAN Games Gold Medalist)
Teo Zhen Ren (SEA Games Medalist)
Dylan Khoo (SEA Games Finalist)
Malcolm Low (SEA Games Finalist)
Christopher Cheong (SEA Games Medalist).
2011 – Present
Head Coach/Technical Director
OCC Swimming Program
2007 – 2011
Elite/Advanced competitive groups
Overseeing junior training and Learn-to-Swim Programs at The Singapore Swimming Club
2006 – 2007
Senior Coach for competitive group, Head Coach for Open Midget Team at Chinese Swimming Club
1999 – 2005
Chief Coach for Advance Competitive Group
Oversee swimming program at Singapore Island Country Club
2001 – 2009
Coached Ngampakdeepanich Phuripong, Darrian Chee, Joy Lim Dylan Khoo, Malcolm Low, Austin Peh, Daniel Tay, Loke En Yuan and Joseph Schooling; represented the national age group team for international competitions.
They have all achieved gold medals and top places.
Produced the foundation for state swimmer and Olympian Joseph Schooling (Age Group National Champion)
Swimmers acquired numerous national age group medals and set more than 15 new records.